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Rishi coffin

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1580–1479 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb R 9, Burial A 1, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Sycomore wood, stucco, paint
Dimensions:
L. 178 cm (70 1/16 in.); W. 52 cm (20 1/2 in.); H. 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.3.4a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915-1916. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916. Brought from Luxor to New York and accessioned, 1930.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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